Filtered by category "NA Sec 1 North"

Mon 22/10-2018 Day 286

Pos: 33.9182,-120.0489 Loc: Santa Rosa Island Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 27,0 km Start: 08:00 End: 14:30 October night are long here in California…we have light from about 7am to 7pm only. We were dreading some strong wind today, but it did not happen. All day calm, maybe some cooler breeze of 12 knots, all […]
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Sun 21/10-2018 Day 285

Pos: 33.9967,-120.2391 Loc: Santa Rosa Island Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 38,0 km Start: 07:30 End: 15:35 We decided to leave our camp early, not too sure about rules and regulations here…I launched first, and just as Jaime was afloat, we saw a person coming down the dunes… We were planning to round San Miguel […]
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Sat 20/10-2018 Day 284

Pos: 34.0465,-120.3913 Loc: San Miguel Island Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 51,5 km Start 08:05 End: 18:45 Jaime was happy for a drone flight over my easy launch this morning. Strange feeling, to have the camera man turning his back to me (to see the display of his phone better n bright sunlight) while an […]
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Fri 19/10-2018 Day 283

Pos: 34.4518,-120.4190 Loc: Government Point Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 25,2 km Start 09:10 End: 14:40 Our launching choice this morning was not down the concrete block, but rather the small beach facing south. Big sets were rolling in every now and then, but also moderate sets one could wait out, and long lulls. We […]
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Thu 18/10-2018 Day 282

Pos: 34.5547,-120.6100 Loc: behind Vandenberg Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 45,1 km Start 09:45 End: 17:45 We were dreading the launch this morning, as it was higher swell forecasted than on the landing day, which was already quite nasty with a heavy dumper to time. Yesterday, it was about 1,5 m seas, today two meters. […]
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Wed 17/10-2018 Day 281

Pos: 34.8994,-120.6454 Loc: Point Sal Acc: Hilleberg Allak tent Dist: 42,0 km Start 09:45 End: 17:45 First day back on the water! New section, new paddling partner: Jaime Sharp. I had met Jaime only once before for half an hour with friends in a restaurant in Victoria, before we met again coaching on the Lumpy […]
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Tue 28/08-2018 Day 280

Pos: 58.7276,-157.0051 Loc: Naknek Acc: Trident Seafood bunk Dist: 52,7 km Start: 09:20 End: 18:50 I finally arrived at my “finish line” for this northern leg season – at Trident Seafoods in Naknek. Thanks so much to Clyde Pedersen from Trident Seafoods in Chignik to “forward” me to their Naknek destination, where Luke Forrestor, Randy, […]
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Tue 28/08-2018 Day 280

Pos: 58.7276,-157.0051 Loc: Naknek Acc: Trident Seafood bunk Dist: 52,7 km Start: 09:20 End: 18:50 I’m here! Finish for this season section north! Full update tomorrow, too tired now…
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Mon 27/08-2018 Day 279

Pos: 58.3866,-157.5358 Loc: before Middle Bluff Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Dist: 20,7 km Start: 09:00 End: 14:00 Two stupid capsizes… The onshore wind with guts up to 20 knots and seas still above a meter should have prevented me to go…but it looked so calm off my beach…sure I was still kind of inside […]
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Sun 26/08-2018 Day 278

Pos: 58.2419,-157.4954 Loc: Bishop Creek/ Egegik Acc: Hilleberg Keron 4 tent Rest day A rainy morning…not hard to decide I deserve a rest day after paddling seven days in a row. The wind was still low, but Karel forecasted for the afternoon some 30 knots wind and high seas…which came pretty late, but I liked […]
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